“Festivals of the World” is an educational series by Mike Ghouse since 1993. When we live as neighbors and in the same communities, we might as well learn about each other. The best way to build cohesive societies is for its members to participate in festivities as well as commemorations of each other, or at least understand each others' joys and sorrows. Please note, the simplicity in writing is designed for people of other faiths to learn and to know, so we can function cohesively.Happy Hanukkah!
The Festival of Hanukkah is a Jewish celebration, and it is about celebrating the recovery and re-dedication of the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem in 165 B.C. Hanukkah is spelled in many different ways in case you want to Google it; Hanukah, Chanukah, Chanuka, Hanukka and other variations.
Please visit Huffington Post, the full articles is likely to be published on 11.28.13 at:
If not, it will be here on the evening of 28th.